Pierre Karl Peladeau and Julie Snyder announce their separation

MONTREAL -- Pierre Karl Peladeau and Julie Snyder have announced their separation, less than six months after their lavish wedding in Quebec City.

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In a statement released late Monday, the Parti Quebecois leader and Snyder, a television host and producer, said they have entered a mediation process and do not want to comment further.

This is not the first time Snyder and Peladeau have separated in a relationship that began some 15 years ago.

They had split up in January 2014 but reconciled months later.

Snyder and Peladeau, who once led a sprawling media empire, were married on Aug. 15th in Quebec City at a ceremony presided over by the city's mayor.

The couple have two children.



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